“God will ask an accounting of those who failed to seek peace, or who fomented tensions and conflicts”, Pope warns in “Spirit of Assisi” interfaith prayer meeting
Francis “not the first Pope to denounce the evil of the mafia, but he goes much further” than predecessors, says Don Luigi Ciotti
“Resilience for the sake of life! This motto accompanied and encouraged me day after day and gave me the strength to carry on”, reveals Father Pierluigi Maccalli
“The world will be destroyed by politics without principles, by wealth without work, by business without ethics”, warns Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi, quoting Gandhi
The Sisters Servants of Divine Providence of Catania respond to Francis’ call in ‘Fratelli tutti’ to offer hospitality to those fleeing wars, persecutions and natural catastrophes
Vatican official gives thanks for release of Fr. Pierluigi Maccalli, kidnapped two years ago by jihadist insurgents: “Missionaries are always close to the people; they do not flee even during difficult situations and give their lives for the Gospel”
Pope Francis has donated 10,000 euros to help families threatened by unemployment in Italy.
“Only women can reform the Church because they are not compromised by power”, a Vatican expert has said.
In the cathedral of Como on Saturday morning, the funeral Mass took place for priest Roberto Malgesini, murdered on Tuesday by a homeless person.
Pope Francis has told parents of LGBTIQ+ offspring that “the Lord loves your children just as they are”.
Pope Francis has praised as a martyr of charity a murdered Italian street priest known for his devotion to the least in society.
Contemplation and compassion are indispensable ingredients for integral ecology, Pope Francis stressed on Saturday.
Approximately 13,000 migrants fled the overcrowded Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos as giant fires ripped through it on Tuesday night and again on Wednesday.
Pope Francis will visit the Italian town of Assisi on October 3 to sign a new encyclical.
A Vatican cardinal has said that dialogue between science and faith is necessary for integral human development.
An ex-Vatican journalist is standing up to sexism in the Church, recalling that “the Gospels were the first feminist book in history”.
Pope Francis has praised a new Italian edition of the Roman Missal as being in line with Vatican II.
The director of the Jesuit Refugee Service Italy has denounced that migrants are “discarded” and “forgotten” because they are not consumers.
An Italian bishop has decried the “genocide” of migrants and refugees drowning in the Mediterranean.
Bishop Giuseppe Marciante of Cefalù, on the Italian island of Sicily, has entrusted the “participation in the pastoral care of the parish of St Paul the Apostle” in the town of Isnello to a “Family Pastoral Service Team” that includes laypeople.
Hermine Nzotto wrote a letter to Pope Francis who recently baptised her twin baby girls.
Yesterday July 30 a new temporary mission of the Scalabrinian Missionary Sisters left to tend to the refugees on Lesbos.
According to Caritas Internationalis, the number of people falling prey to human trafficking has increased to a “worrying” level due to coronavirus lockdown measures.